Getting Off on Frank Sinatra

Typically, we feature a lot of kids books and not a lot of books for adults.  Today, we are changing things up a bit and bringing you a “What happens in Vegas…” novel. “Even though it’s been decades since mobsters traveled to Chicago with suitcases full of cash, the city’s colorful history is still being(…)

Introducing Chapter Books That Encourage Reading

Introducing Chapter Books That Encourage Reading

Early chapter books are typically introduced to children in grades 2nd – 4th. Here are a few fun new early chapter books to get your child started in the world of chapter books. Remy Sneakers vs. The Robo-Rats Remy Sneakers vs. Robo-Rats is the first book in a brand-new hilariously illustrated early chapter book series(…)

Great Books for the Easter Basket

Great Books for the Easter Basket

Where’s Waldo? The Treasure Hunt Activity Book Join Waldo and friends on four fantastic adventures in search of treasures—while doing activities and solving puzzles using brain power and a pen. Seek out four lost treasures (a shell, a gem, a feather, and a star) as you play games at sea, across landscapes, up in the(…)

Ask a Science Teacher #ScienceSaturday

Ask a Science Teacher #ScienceSaturday

Fun and fascinating science is everywhere, and it’s a cinch to learn—just ask a science teacher! We’ve all grown so used to living in a world filled with wonders that we sometimes forget to wonder about them: What creates the wind? Do fish sleep? Why do we blink? These are common phenomena, but it’s a(…)

Meet Gonzalo from #MasterChefJunior

Meet Gonzalo from #MasterChefJunior

Who or what was your inspiration to start cooking? My mom and my grandmother, I started helping her cook by just cutting vegetables of course with her supervision. At what age did you start cooking? What was your initial experience like? I started cooking at the age of 5 helping mom cutting vegetables for dinner.(…)

Meet Charlie from #MasterChefJunior

Meet Charlie from #MasterChefJunior

Who or what was your inspiration to start cooking? My inspiration to start cooking was when on Sunday mornings I would cook pancakes for my family, then things just took off from there. At what age did you start cooking? What was your initial experience like? I started cooking when I was 9, but my(…)